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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 31, 1998

LOT 208

Army & Navy, Cooperative Society Ltd. 105 Victoria Street, London, No. 7266, with London hallmarks for 1895. Fine 18K gold half hunting cased, keyless minute repeating watch.

CHF 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 5,290

C. Four body, massive, "bassine " , polished, by Edgar Wilkins (Master Mark), the cover with black champleve enamelled Roman numerals on the border of the dial aperture. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "spade" hands. M. 17"', frosted and gilt, three-quarter plate with raised barrel, English lateral lever escapement with pointed tooth escape wheel, cut bimetallic balance with diamond end-stone, free sprung blued-steel balance spring with terminal curve. Minutc repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the back plate. Diam. 53 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original